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Technical Meeting on Nutrition in Oxford, UK (October 2014): Meeting summary

 

The first Technical Meeting on Nutrition (TMN) was convened by the ENN in Oxford from October 7th to 9th 2014 and was attended by around 120 delegates comprising country representatives, United Nations agencies, non-governmental organisations, donors, academics and independents from nutrition and other sectors. The TMN aimed to provide a forum to address specific technical, programming and policy issues relevant to nutrition in emergencies and high burden contexts, share and appraise research, discuss on-going challenges, and provide ‘space’ for informal technical exchange.

 

 

A mother feeds her child fortified porridge in BoliviaPlenary sessions covered topics such as the current ‘nutrition architecture’, the links between nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH); cash transfers; the nutrition response to the Syria emergency; links between wasting and stunting; and national nutrition policy and programming. Three parallel sessions on severe acute malnutrition (SAM) allowed time for detailed discussion of important technical issues and market place sessions, a debate and lunchtime sessions provided more opportunities for participation and sharing.

Key themes and learning that emerged over the three days included:

Kindergarten students receive nutritional support in SyriaThree fundamental ‘needs’ to effect better nutrition outcomes were repeatedly raised during the meeting; strengthened Leadership, Coordination and Accountability. The ENN hopes that the TMN will be established as a regular forum where technical, research, programming and policy issues related to nutrition can be discussed.

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Editors (2016). Technical Meeting on Nutrition in Oxford, UK (October 2014): Meeting summary. Nutrition Exchange 5, May 2015. p29. www.ennonline.net/nex/5/techmeetingonnutoxfordoct14